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Fri, 2007-10-26 00:00
Campaign for Down Syndrome (CDS) is initiated to draw attention to the impact genetic science is making on our society. To ensure advances in genetic science will be used to help improve quality of lives, CDS advocates for, and educates about living with...
Fri, 2007-10-26 00:00
This website offers evidence-based perspectives on the safety and effectiveness of current medical approaches to menopause, osteoporosis, contraception, infertility, and a range of women's health issues. It also offers practical directions and links for...
Tue, 2007-10-23 00:00
New book highlights the science behind cancer prevention strategies In their new book, Liz Armstrong, Guy Dauncey and Anne Wordsworth examine the complex relationship between the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink, the products we use,...
Fri, 2007-10-19 00:00
Edited by Marina Morrow, Olena Hanikivsky and Collen Varcoe (University of Toronto Press) Women’s health has come into its own in the last two decades. In Canada, however, there has been little available in the way of a general text on women’s health....
Fri, 2007-10-19 00:00
In this series of essays, by the Canadian Health Service Research Foundation, that explores the research evidence behind Canadian health care debates, this article looks at whether advertising drug ads are educational. By law, Canadian advertisers are...
Fri, 2007-10-19 00:00
The Stepping Stone Association is a user directed non-profit organization that supports people in the sex trade by contributing to their health, safety and wellbeing. The Stepping Stone Association holds the philosophy that individuals have the right to...
Fri, 2007-10-19 00:00
The Caregiving, Health and Work of Canadian Forces Members (CHAW-CF) Research Program is an innovative collaboration between researchers, military members, and Department of National Defence stakeholders with an aim of developing policies and programs...
Fri, 2007-10-19 00:00
This groundbreaking report represents the first ever comprehensive, national portrait of Canadians’ sexual and reproductive health. It was compiled after a thorough review of all relevant data from government and academic sources.  It establishes a...
Fri, 2007-10-19 00:00
Street Health (Toronto)has published (Sept. 2007) a new report : The Street Health Report 2007(PDF file).   The Street Health survey was conducted over a three-month period between November 2006 and February 2007. They surveyed a representative sample of...
Fri, 2007-10-19 00:00
Are you the owner and operator of a dairy or beef farm in Nova Scotia? Or do you know more than the average person about the BSE crisis? If so, we would like to talk to you.  Barbara Clow of Dalhousie University is conducting a study called A cohort...
Fri, 2007-10-19 00:00
2008 Western Canadian 8th Biennial Sexual Health Conference - Moving Upstream: Integrating Sexual Health Promotion And STI/HIVNovember 16, 2007Keynote Speaker: Stephen LewisConference Streams: Targeted Populations (Aboriginal, women, youth, GLBTTFQ, new...
Fri, 2007-10-19 00:00
What's gender/sex got to do with it?: Health research, policy and practice in Nova ScotiaNovember 1, 2007 The Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation and the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health are pleased to announce that applications are...
Fri, 2007-10-12 00:00
An article describing how many Canadians with disability face barriers that prevent them from achieving personal goals and fully participating in their communities—and their health suffers for it.
Fri, 2007-10-12 00:00
Osteoporosis is a loss of bone density among aging adults that can cause painful fractures, disability and deformity. While heredity and bone size affect the development of osteoporosis, it is often possible to prevent, delay or reduce bone loss through...
Fri, 2007-10-12 00:00
Editors: Michel O'Neill, Ann Pederson, Sophie Dupéré, Irving RootmanISBN: 9781551303253Published: May, 2007The field of health promotion has significantly influenced the evolution of health systems worldwide since the release of the Ottawa Charter for...
Fri, 2007-10-12 00:00
In The Secret History of the War on Cancer, environmental-health expert Devra Davis warns that we're ignoring dozens of cancer-causing chemicals, like asbestos, benzene, vinyl chloride, and dioxin.  Listen to the story on NPR.
Fri, 2007-10-12 00:00
Judicial Watch uncovers new FDA records detailing 1,824 reports of adverse reactions to the vaccination for human papillomavirus (HPV), Gardasil, including as many as eight deaths related to the vaccine.
Fri, 2007-10-12 00:00
Closure of a feminist organization that has championed women’s equality rights since 1974 demonstrates the devastating results of changes to the mandate of the Status of Women Canada, says the president of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (...
Fri, 2007-10-12 00:00
Susan Scott interviewed more than 60 women facing homelessness across Canada. Part of her agreement with these women was to tell their stories in the way they would want to have them told. With uncompromising honesty and a deep sense of empathy, Scott...
Fri, 2007-10-12 00:00
I am a female doctoral student at the University of Manitoba and I am looking at how mothers with a history of childhood sexual abuse nurture and care for themselves. While the extent of a child sexual abuse survivor’s long range suffering has been well...